Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Alphabet Inc ( GOOG), where a total of 18,598 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.9 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 149.2% of GOOG's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $825 strike put option expiring March 31, 2017, with 2,012 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 201,200 underlying shares of GOOG. Below is a chart showing GOOG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $825 strike highlighted in orange:

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California Resources Corp ( CRC) saw options trading volume of 23,214 contracts, representing approximately 2.3 million underlying shares or approximately 145.6% of CRC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $14 strike put option expiring April 21, 2017, with 14,531 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.5 million underlying shares of CRC. Below is a chart showing CRC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $14 strike highlighted in orange:

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